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March 14, 2017

Idaho State University entrepreneurs make it to the finals

After submitting their business plans and 60-second “elevator pitch” videos, six of the eight ISU student and alumni groups entering into the Idaho Entrepreneurship Challenge (IEC) have been invited to attend the final round on March 31 in Boise after competing in the preliminary round against 70 applicants from eight different schools.

News Bites

March 14, 2017

ISU history professors start scholarship for refugees

POCATELLO – Idaho State University history professors Erika Kuhlman and Kevin Marsh recently started a refugee scholarship for prospective ISU students.


March 9, 2017

Women’s Business Symposium April 6 encourages economic development

Pocatello – The Pocatello Small Business Development Center, Edward Jones, Idaho Central Credit Union and Home Helpers present: “Spring…Outside the box!” the 2017 Women’s Business Symposium, Thursday April 6 from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Shoshone Bannock Hotel and Event Center.

March 9, 2017

Confucius is topic of Philosophy for the Public Lecture March 15

POCATELLO — William McCurdy, lecturer of philosophy at Idaho State University will present “Shu (恕) and Walking in Another Man’s Shoes: Confucius on Becoming a Humane Human” at 6 p.m. March 15 at the College Market.

March 7, 2017

Survivorman Les Stroud to perform at Idaho State University on April 6

POCATELLO – Les Stroud, also known as Survivorman, will perform a series of original songs at Idaho State University on April 6 at 8 p.m. at the Bilyeu Theater in Frazier Hall.

March 7, 2017

Idaho Museum of Natural History to host 29th Science Trek sleep over April 28-29

POCATELLO – The Idaho Museum of Natural History will host the 29th annual Science Trek™ sleep over for third- through fifth-grade students on April 28-29 and the deadline for registering is April 4.

Faculty/Staff Updates

Arya Ebrahimpour and Mustafa Mashal Receive Funding From Idaho Transportation Department

March 9, 2017

Director of ISU dietetics program Laura McKnight receives Outstanding Educator Award

POCATELLO – Laura McKnight, director of Idaho State University’s dietetics program, has been selected as the 2017 Outstanding Dietetic Educator for a Didactic Program in Dietetics in her region.

Brent Wolter, Professor of English, to Speak at Two Conferences

Christian Chan Earns Counseling Honor

March 15, 2017

ISU professor Joshua Swift publishes study on patients' likelihood to refuse drug therapy more than psychotherapy

POCATELLO – Joshua Swift, Idaho State University assistant professor of psychology, was recently a lead researcher on a study regarding patients’ likelihood to refuse drug therapy more than psychotherapy for mental health.


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